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The Old Forge Barn, Moorland Street, AXBRIDGE, Somerset
315,000
This is a unique opportunity to purchase a refurbished two double bedroom barn conversion, which has been refurbished throughout and is located just a short walk into the centre of Axbridge. This charming property has been improved and updated throughout, yet still retains many attractive period features. On the ground floor there is a entrance hall and utility area which opens into a wonderful dual aspect open-plan living area. There is a recently refitted kitchen at one end and a seating area at the other. In between there is ample space for a table and chairs. There is a fireplace with a wood burning stove, exposed ceiling beams and an exposed stone wall. The stone stairs lead to the first floor landing with a fitted airing cupboard. Off the landing are two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes, and a recently refitted family bathroom. Outside there is a wall enclosed south facing courtyard garden. This charming space is private and easy to manage.

Entrance

The part glazed wooden front door, with a stained glass window alongside, leads into the spacious reception hall which measures 9' 4" x 6' (2.84m x 1.83m). Flagstone flooring and stone stairs lead to the first floor. Vaulted ceiling with an exposed beam. Fitted work top with storage under as well as space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Door opens in to the:

Open Plan Living Area

At one end of the this charming dual aspect room there is a SEATING AREA. Overall this impressive space measures 28' 6" x 12' 5" (8.69m x 3.78m). Exposed ceiling beams throughout and a stone wall at one end. There is also a fitted cupboard housing the enclosed fitted TV. In between the seating area and the kitchen is a DINING AREA with ample space for a table and chairs. There is a wooden double glazed window at one end, overlooking the courtyard garden, and a pair of wooden double glazed windows to the side with wooden shutters. The exposed wooden floorboards extend through to:

The Kitchen Area

Located at the other end of this open plan living space is the recently refitted kitchen. There is a range of painted wooden wall units with hard wood work tops over. Inset Belfast sink with a mixer tap over. Integrated dishwasher and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Space for a Range style cooker with a fitted extractor hood over. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall with stone stairs leading to the:

Landing

Dual aspect with a stained glass window to the side and a wooden double glazed window to the rear elevation. Painted stone walls and exposed ceiling beams. The airing cupboard houses the wall mounted gas fired combination boiler.

Bedroom One

Measures 13' x 9' 3" (3.96m x 2.82m) with a wooden double glazed window to the side aspect with wooden shutters. Exposed ceiling beam. Fitted double wardrobe with a hanging rail and shelving over.

Bedroom Two

Another double bedroom with a wooden double glazed window to the side with wooden shutters. Measures 10' 8" x 9' 7" (3.25m x 2.92m) with a fitted wardrobe with a hanging rail and shelf above. Exposed ceiling beam and access to the roof space.

Family Bathroom

Another example of the excellent refurbishment work carried out by the current owners. Refitted with a traditional theme to match the style of the property. This includes a cast iron rolltop slipper bath. In the corner there is a freestanding mixer tap with a hand held shower attachment. There is also a fitted shower over the bath. Wash hand basin with a tiled splashback and a WC with a high level cistern. Two towel radiators, exposed floorboards and an extractor fan. Wooden double glazed window to the side with wooden shutters.

Outside

Access to the property is via a shared large wooden gate from the road. This opens to a wrought iron gate and path which leads around to the private cottage style courtyard garden. There is a private gravelled seating area which is enclosed on two sides by stone walls. There is a selection of mature shrubs, established planting and a shed in the corner.

Services

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'TBC'. The gas fired combination boiler is in the airing cupboard on the first floor landing.

Location

For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: BS26 2BA. From the town square proceed along Moorland Street where you will find The Old Forger Barn around 300 yards on the left hand side.

About the Area

The medieval town of Axbridge is widely known as the smallest and prettiest town in the Mendips. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with views towards Cheddar Gorge and the Mendips. Axbridge has shops and a post office. There is a pharmacy, a doctor's surgery and a primary school. In addition there are pubs and restaurants. This property is in the catchment area of Hugh Sexey C of E Middle School and Kings of Wessex Academy in Cheddar. Independent schools nearby include Sidcot, Wells Cathedral and Millfield. The A38 offers easy access to Bristol and Bristol International Airport, and the M5 motorway is just under 10 miles away.